Booklist

Books Discussed on this Blog

Dean Baker and Jared Bernstein, Getting Back to Full Employment: A Better Bargain for Working People

Thomas Barlow, Between the Eagle and the Dragon

Donald A. Barr, Introduction to U.S. Health Policy: The Organization, Financing, and Delivery of Health Care in America

Alan S. Blinder, After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead

Mark Blyth, Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea

Derek Bok, Higher Education in America

Jeff Faux, The Servant Economy

Richard Florida, The Rise of the Creative Class

Martin Ford, Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future

Lawrence B. Glickman, A Living Wage: American Workers and the Making of Consumer Society

Alice Goffman, On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City

Michael Grunwald, The New New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Era

Christopher Hayes, Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy

Robert B. Horwitz, America’s Right: Anti-Establishment Conservatism from Goldwater to the Tea Party

Philip H. Howard, Concentration and Power in the Food System

Arne Kalleberg, Good Jobs, Bad Jobs: The Rise of Polarized and Precarious Employment Systems in the United States, 1970s to 2000s

Naomi Klein, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate

George Lakey, Viking Economics

Jaron Lanier, Who Owns the Future?

Amy Larkin, Environmental Debt: The Hidden Costs of the Changing Global Economy

Jan E. Leighley and Jonathan Nagler, Who Votes Now? Demographics, Issues, Inequality, and Turnout in the United States

Nancy MacLean, Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America

Paul Mason, Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future

Nolan McCarty, Keith T. Poole and Howard Rosenthal, Political Bubbles: Financial Crises and the Failure of American Democracy

Branko Milanovic, Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization

Enrico Moretti, The New Geography of Jobs

Helaine Olen, Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry

Shannon K. O’Neil, Two Nations Indivisible: Mexico, the United States, and the Road Ahead

Michael Pettis, The Great Rebalancing: Trade, Conflict, and the Perilous Road Ahead for the World Economy

Steve Phillips, Brown Is the New White: How the Demographic Revolution Has Created a New American Majority

Thomas Piketty, Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Robert Pollin et al., A Measure of Fairness: The Economics of Living Wages and Minimum Wages in the United States

Benjamin Radcliff, The Political Economy of Human Happiness

Diane Ravitch, The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education

Jeremy Rifkin, The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons, and the Eclipse of Capitalism

Robert Samuels, Why Public Higher Education Should Be Free

Vaclav Smil, Made in the USA: The Rise and Retreat of American Manufacturing

Ken Stern, With Charity for All: Why Charities Are Failing and a Better Way to Give

Joseph Stiglitz, The Price of Inequality: How Today’s Divided Society Endangers Our Future

Joseph Stiglitz, Rewriting the Rules of the American Economy: An Agenda for Growth and Shared Prosperity

Peter Temin and David Vines, The Leaderless Economy: Why the World Economic System Fell Apart and How to Fix It

Zeynep Ton, The Good Jobs Strategy: How the Smartest Companies Invest in Employees to Lower Costs and Boost Profits

J. D. Vance, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

Lawrence H. White, The Clash of Economic Ideas

Martin Wolf, The Shifts and the Shocks: What we’ve learned–and have still to learn–from the financial crisis

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